Can You Find the Navy SEALs?

Hidden Objects 25 May 2015 0 Comments

Can You Find the Navy SEALs?

In honor of Memorial Day today, I thought I would post an optical illusion related to the armed forces.  This poster was released by the Navy SEALs for a promotional campaign.  The bottom of the poster asks “do you have what it takes?”  Unless you have been trained to spot camouflaged troops, you will likely […]

Liu Bolin – American National Flag

Hidden Objects 20 April 2015 0 Comments

Liu Bolin - American National Flag

This is an older photograph, taken in 2007, but I had not seen it before.  Using some red, white, and blue paint, Liu Bolin camouflages himself in front of the stars and stripes.  The official title of this work is Hiding in the City No. 62 – American National Flag. Liu Bolin has painted his […]

How Many Arrows?

Ambiguous 8 January 2015 0 Comments

How Many Arrows?

Take a close look at the black and white pattern created by Gianni Sarcone below.  How many arrows can you find? For more optical illusions involving arrows, have a look at the Moving Arrows Illusion and Orange and Red Squares.

Mona Lisa (Water) by Victor Molev

Ambiguous,Hidden Objects 17 November 2014 0 Comments

Mona Lisa (Water) by Victor Molev

Russian born artist Victor Molev is a painter a graphic artist currently living in Ontario, Canada.  He previously worked as both an architect and a theater set painter.  In his painting below, titled Mona Lisa (Water), seven fish jumping out of the water come together to form an image that resembles a portrait of Mona […]

Hidden Animals Optical Illusion

Hidden Objects 27 October 2014 0 Comments

Hidden Animals Optical Illusion

Art Directors Anaïs Boileau and Samuel Volk oversaw the production of this recent advertisement for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) called Botanimal.  The copy that accompanies the ad (which can be seen in the lower right corner, but is much too small to read here) is as follows: “Donate to save a tree and save […]

Find the Sailor’s Cutlass

Hidden Objects 16 October 2014 1 Comment

Find the Sailor's Cutlass

This old collectible card from 1926 was produced by a company called Major Drapkin & Co.  We have previously featured a couple of optical illusion cards from the same company, The Rod Illusion and His Own Size?, but this one is from an entirely different series.  Instead of being a traditional optical illusion, this card […]

Star Cruiser by Gary W. Priester

Stereo 29 September 2014 0 Comments

Star Cruiser by Gary W. Priester

Can you find the hidden star cruiser in this colorful pattern?  Stare at this stereogram, created by Gary W. Priester, and the spaceship will reveal itself.  If you are having trouble seeing the hidden image, please read through the following stereogram viewing tips. (via eyeTricks 3D Stereograms)